Mavericks vs Jazz Prediction NBA Picks Today 3/21

Mavericks vs Jazz Prediction NBA Picks Today 3/21

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Mavericks vs. Jazz Preview - KingPin Pro Prediction

Dallas, TX; March 21, 2024, 5:30 p.m. CST

 

Game Odds

Odds by ESPN BET

Time Spread Total ML
5:30 PM -13.5 (-105) o238.5 (-110) -1200
- +13.5 (-115) u238.5 (-110) +700

 

Game Overview

The Dallas Mavericks (40-29) host the Utah Jazz (29-40) on March 21, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. CST. The Mavericks aim to continue their winning ways at home, while the Jazz seek to bounce back and secure a crucial road victory.

Expect an intense battle as both teams vie for playoff contention in a highly competitive Western Conference.

 

Team Statistics

Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks, led by the dynamic play of L. Doncic, have been formidable at home this season. With a balanced roster and recent success, they aim to maintain their momentum and secure another victory against the Jazz.

Utah Jazz

Meanwhile, the Jazz look to overcome injuries and adversity as they face a tough challenge on the road. Despite their current standings, they possess the talent and determination to compete and potentially pull off an upset against the Mavericks.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

Injuries could play a significant role in determining the outcome of this matchup.

Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks await the status of Brandon Williams, whose availability could impact their offensive strategies. With key players ready to contribute, they aim to capitalize on their home-court advantage and secure a convincing win.

Utah Jazz

The Jazz anticipate the return of Lauri Markkanen and Jordan Clarkson, providing them with additional firepower on both ends of the court. Despite recent setbacks, they remain resilient and look to challenge the Mavericks in a closely contested game.

 

Recent Performances

Dallas Mavericks

The Mavericks have displayed consistency and determination in their recent performances, highlighted by their ability to secure crucial victories. As they strive to continue their winning streak, they aim to assert their dominance and secure a comfortable win against the Jazz.

Utah Jazz

Despite recent struggles, the Jazz remain competitive and determined to turn things around. With the return of key players, they aim to elevate their performance and challenge the Mavericks in a closely contested matchup.

 

Prediction

In what is expected to be a hard-fought battle, the Utah Jazz are predicted to cover the +13.5 points spread against the Dallas Mavericks. Despite the Mavericks being favored to win, the Jazz's potential to have Lauri Markkanen and Jordan Clarkson back in the lineup adds depth and scoring options, making them capable of keeping the game closer than the spread suggests.

Expect the Jazz to put up a strong fight and potentially keep the game within reach, making them a favorable pick to cover the spread in this matchup.

Pick: Utah Jazz +13.5

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